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Eleven years before they were framed for the murder of a king, before even assuming the title of Riyria, Royce Melborn and Hadrian Blackwater were practically strangers. Unlikely associates, this cynical thief and idealist swordsman, were just learning how to work together as a team. In this standalone first installment of The Riyria Chronicles, Royce is determined to teach his naive partner a lesson about good deeds.

©2011 Michael J Sullivan (P)2013 Recorded Books LLC

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"A Riyria Chronicles Short Story"
"Hair-raising escapes, flashy sword fights, and faithful friendship complete the formula for good old-fashioned escapist fun." ( Publisher's Weekly)

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Learning a lesson cuts both ways..

This was a most enjoyable distraction. And the humour brilliant as always. It is only short and proves good things come in small packages.

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Excellent series. Not to dramatic.

There is a good balance of the story. Action, drama, suspense, mistry, comidy and a lot more.